About this book
Compelling, original and strongly written, this book tells the full story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11. Chosen by many as a 2006 'Book of the Year' this paperback edition has been given a strong mass market look to bring it to a wide audience. 'The most detailed (and thrilling) account we have of the events that led to the destruction of the Twin Towers' "Observer" Books of the Year.
Tells the story of Al Qaeda from its roots up to 9/11. This title investigates the extraordinary group of idealogues behind this organization - and those who tried to stop them. It takes us into training camps, mountain hideouts and top secret meetings to explore how it all fed into the planning and execution of 9/11.